Philip Hammond says the UK is “very much aware” of Brits becoming involved in the Islamic State militant group.
The peer who the Lib Dems suspended after sexual harassment allegations has had his party membership reinstated.
Andrew Lomas is new to the borough of Kensington and Chelsea as a Labour councillor. Here are his first impressions of canvassing in one of London's wealthiest areas.
The Home Office has been ordered to pay £224m to a defence contractor; government IT project waste is really adding up.
Analysing two apparently contradictory studies that have been published about the impact of migration on the UK economy.
Iain Duncan Smith is under further scrutiny as the public accounts committee accuses his department of obscuring problems with the universal credit scheme.
We need ideas and idealism as well as processes and action; our problem is not too much politics, but not enough.
How David Cameron's "family test" would have worked if it had been brought in from 2010.
The Labour MP for Walthamstow Stella Creasy gave a speech at Twitter HQ about why we should be impatient to take control of our world.
With the potential to appease both the left and the right of the political spectrum, the citizen’s income concept could well mark the road to a fairer, more equal welfare system in Britain.
With one month of campaigning left until the Scottish independence referendum, why would Scotland remaining in the Union benefit Labour supporters?
The Prime Minister will make a speech today saying all domestic policies should be examined for their “impact on the family”.
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says that Britain’s role in Iraq has extended beyond humanitarian assistance.
The co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, Patrick Harvie, on why his party supports Scottish independence, and how it's not all about the SNP.
Rather than choosing a former Ukip leader as their candidate in South Thanet, the party should have selected a liberal figure capable of winning tactical votes.
As a strategy for tackling low pay, raising the personal allowance ran out of usefulness several years ago.
The government would supply weapons to the Kurds fighting extremists in Iraq, if they request arms.
After years of hardly trying to counter the coalition’s regressive education reforms, Labour finally seems to have begun to make a move.
With students paying more than ever, richer data is needed for them to accurately know how much their course will enhance their prospects.
We need to reform regressive taxes, not progressive ones.
Shadow transport secretary says former cabinet minister has "a huge contribution still to make to politics".
The shadow transport secretary on Labour's rail plans, Alan Johnson's possible comeback and why she doesn't regret her comments on Thomas The Tank Engine.
We need reforms to parliament's summer recess in order to address the inevitable annual calls for it to be recalled over the break.
Nick Clegg has pre-empted an expected Tory manifesto commitment.
As the US reports fewer stranded refugees on Mount Sinjar than expected, how can the PM respond to the decreasing likelihood of a rescue operation?
The emphatic rejection of Toryism in London shows that much of modern Britain – even if it holds centre-right views – is not comfortable with the Conservative Party.
The SNP is paying the price for its botched currency logic.
One of the questions facing David Cameron as he returns from his holiday.
We must not find ourselves wondering how this humanitarian crisis spiralled further and further out of control.
GDP may be rising, but wage growth is at its lowest level on record. There is no recovery for most voters.